It was confirmed that Takayasu, the sumo wrestler, was infected with the new coronavirus.

According to the Japan Sumo Association, Takayasu Akira and Makushita, who belong to the Tagonoura stable, were tested for the new coronavirus on the 28th, ahead of the Nagoya location, which will be the first day on the 10th of next month. A total of two wrestlers turned out to be positive.

In the Tagonoura stable, regular inspections will be conducted in the future, and if a negative result is confirmed, it is expected that he will be able to participate in the Nagoya location.

All other members of the association were negative.